Symbolic Threats: worshipping the US flag hides the violence perpetrated in its name | Curio

Symbolic Threats: worshipping the US flag hides the violence perpetrated in its name

17 mins | May 10, 2018

A flag is so much more than a piece of cloth. A. Maureen Tant, writing in The New Inquiry, discusses how the American flag is a weighty symbol of patriotism, behind which black, brown, Muslim, trans, disabled, or otherwise “non-normative” Americans stand hidden, voices muffled.

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From The New Inquiry